Detectives are continuing to investigate following the death of a man in Eccles on Monday
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Detectives are continuing to investigate following the death of a man in Eccles on Monday.
Officers were called just before 11.10am on Monday 12 April to Liverpool Road, Eccles to a report of a disturbance.
Emergency services attended and enquiries established a 41-year-old man had been stabbed inside a property. Despite the best efforts of medical staff, he was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
Two men, both aged 34, were arrested on suspicion of murder. One man has been released on bail.
The second man has been released with no further action.
Enquiries are ongoing.
Detective Inspector Vicky Wade of GMP's Major Incident Team said: "As our investigation continues our thoughts have firmly remained with the man who has sadly died and his family. Extensive enquiries are ongoing to locate his next of kin.
"Although two arrests have been made I would like to stress that our investigation is very much ongoing and we would appeal to anyone who has any information that could assist our enquiries to come forward and assist police.
"We are still treating this incident as isolated with no wider risk to the community but I would stress that we are working at pace to ensure the responsible parties are identified and face the appropriate justice. If you are holding information that could be beneficial to our investigation please contact us as a matter of urgency."
Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 3400 quoting log 992 of 12/04/21. Alternatively, details can be passed on anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.